DTES Small Arts Grants 10th Anniversary Website

Karen Colville


Received grants in 2017 and 2020

The art of Karen Colville captures beauty in natural environments, as well as the way her exploration of the relationship between real landscape and abstraction invites the viewers to question the relationship between unprocessed environments and human presence, providing the viewers with such a multilayered engagement, both on the emotional aspect and on the intellectual one.

How has receiving a DTES Small Arts Grant supported your development as an artist?

It has made a positive impact in economic support towards development in the DTES.

How has DTES Small Arts Grants helped DTES artists?

Collectors are taking my art work serious, aesthetic ,connection, towards investment into my art work.

How has DTES Small Arts Grants impacted the community?

Gradual improvement to make the community more competitive, improvements in the community, as business worthy and sustainable. Protection of our people and environment is vital towards economic independence community and for future generations.

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